After a stressful day, you need to come home to a house of relaxing vibes, but you may question how to make your room more relaxing.
Well, here are five ways to bring relaxation to your room:
First, make sure your room is only a place for relaxing, not for shindigs and having wild friends over. Once you start using your room for those things your friends may get used to that and you won’t be able to get rid of them when you do want to relax.
Second, pick a calming color theme for your room. The most common calm color is blue like the sky, but there are also colors like gray, brown, and green that can be calming. Just make sure that the color has a soft tone.
Third, keeping your room clean. Trust me, it will be hard trying to relax in a room that you know you need to clean up. So, just do yourself a favor and keep it clean. You can do this by keeping your dirty laundry in the dirty laundry basket, hanging up and folding your clothes right after you’ve washed them, and make up the bed every morning you wake up.
Fourth, more music, fewer electronics. When I say electronics, I mean television and cellphones (stay away from social media when trying to relax). Soothing music will help set your mood to be good and give you a peaceful atmosphere. You may have a specific genre of music you listen to, but it’s best to stay away from music with angry lyrics.
Fifth, adjust the lighting in the room. Personally, I like for the lighting in my room to be dim with just a little bit of sunlight or candlelight. You can control the sunlight in your room by using curtains. However, candles can be used at night, not only are candles relaxing but they’ll give your room a scent you’ll be sure to love.
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About the author:
Lavorian Smith majored in English- creative writing and minored in Humanities at Florida State University. She currently lives in Tampa, Florida working at a fashion store and freelance writing. When she’s free from work, her interests include art, fashion, and literature.